Korea is packed with plenty of fun things to do such as live music, fireworks, and water fights every Summer.
If you want to have some serious summer fun in Korea, make sure to check out these upcoming festivals in June & July!
1. Boryeong Mud Festival
| Where: Daecheon Beach, Boryeong City
| When: July 21~August 6, 2023
For international travelers, there is nothing quite like Boryeong Mud Festival. It is Korea’s one of the largest and most popular festival, which should be on top of the list for all festival-goers this summer. At the festival, visitors can enjoy a variety of mud-based activities such as mud slides, mud pits, a mud prison, a giant mud bath, a mud swimming pool, and plenty more.
| How to Go: For anyone hoping to go to the festival, here’s a great ticket+shuttle package from Seoul. You’ll also get to visit Yedangho Suspension Bridge, the longest suspension bridge in Korea that spans over Yedangho Lake!
2. Sinchon Water Gun Festival
| Where: Sinchon, Seoul
| When: TBD
Once again, the Water Gun Festival will take place on the streets of Sinchon, where a huge crowd of people will be squirting each other with water guns. Now, start gearing up for the Water Gun Festival!
3. Incheon Chimaek (Chicken & Beer) Party
| Where: Jung-gu, Incheon
| When: June 15, 2023
Incheon Chimaek (Chicken & Beer) Festival is perfect for those who want to satisfy their cravings with the delicious crispy fried chicken and refreshing beer from various vendors.
| How to Go: Join a 1-day tour from Seoul and spend the day enjoying the festival, cultural activities, and exploring Incheon’s top tourist spots, such as Wolmi Island and China Town!
4. Annual Summer Cruise Party on Han River
| Where: Ailey House near Apgujeong Station, Seoul
| When: June 3, 2023
Party on a luxurious anchored cruise ship with a panoramic river view of the Han River! You’ll get to mingle and celebrate summer with people from all around the world. Unlimited drinks, featuring cocktails and beers, are served from 5pm to 8pm.
| How to Go: Get early bird tickets to the 5th Annual Summer Cruise Party on Han River via Trazy!
5. Buyeo Seodong Lotus Flower Festival
| Where: Buyeo, Chungcheongnam-do Province
| When: July 13~16, 2023
Another stunning festival for flower lovers! Buyeo Seodong Lotus Flower Festival was actually selected 1 of the “10 Outstanding Festivals” by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism in Korea. Buyeo, where the festival takes place, is “Baekje Historic Areas” designated by UNESCO. You can witness 50 different types of lotus flowers and water plants blooming in the pond during the summer.
Come spend a romantic day appreciating 10 million lotus flowers during the day and colorful lantern lights at night!
| How to Go: Join Trazy’s 1-day tour from Seoul and enjoy Buyeo Seodong Lotus Festival & Jeonju Hanok Village!
- Buyeo Seodong Lotus Flower Festival & Jeonju Hanok Village 1 Day Tour (Jul 10~21)
- Buyeo & Gongju 1 Day Private Tour from Seoul
6. Water Bomb Festival in Seoul
| Where: Seoul (Jamsil Sports Complex)
| When: June 23~25, 2023
This year, the Water Bomb Festival will return with even more powerful water explosions and an awesome lineup. For those new to the festival, it is the best water festival with the best dance music scene, where festival-goers can choose either Team Green or Team Blue, team up with their favorite artists, and soak up the targets with water guns.
7. Gangneung Danoje Festival
| Where: Gangneung City, Gangwon-do Province (eastern part of Korea)
| When: June 18~25, 2023
Gangneung Danoje Festival is one of the biggest folk festivals in Korea that is listed as a UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage. During the festival, you will be able to witness the shamanistic ritual of the Joseon Dynasty and enjoy folk performances, Korean traditional wrestling called ‘ssireum‘ and many other cultural events.
8. Gangwon-do East Sea Overnight Sunrise Party
| Where: Nine Beach, Gangown-do
| When: June~August, 2023
Get ready to party on a beautiful private beach in Donghae, located on the east coast of Korea! This summer, SBS M&C is hosting an overnight beach EDM party every Saturday at one of the most popular sunrise spots in Korea. With optional surfing lessons available before the party, this is the perfect summer getaway for party lovers and surfers!
| How to Go: Join the hassle-free shuttle bus package from Seoul via Trazy! The package includes a round-trip shuttle bus, English-speaking staff, party admission ticket with 1 free drink, and a 2-hour basic group surf lesson (optional).
9. Gapyeong Club Nine Water Sports
| Where: Club Nine Water Park, Gapyeong
| When: June~September, 2023
Beat the summer heat with a day of fun and adventure at Gapyeong’s Club Nine Water Park, which has more than 12 water rides and big water slides! This one-day tour package includes round-trip transportation from Seoul, a 4-hour unlimited ride pass, and the use of shower facilities.
| How to Go: Join a 1-day tour from Seoul via Trazy, which is perfect for thrill seekers and outdoor lovers!
10. Siheung Wave Park & Sunset Yacht Tour
| Where: Wave Park, Siheung
| When: June~September, 2023
Enjoy shopping, surfing, and a breathtaking yacht tour all in one day in Siheung with EG Tour Bus! This tour takes you to three major attractions, Siheung Premium Outlets, Siheung Wave Park, and Jeongok Port. Wave Park is a luxury marine complex that provides waves for all levels. Also, you’ll get to experience a stunning sunset yacht tour at Jeongok Port!
| How to Go: Join EG Tour Bus’ 1-day tour from Seoul or a shuttle bus package from Seoul with a surfing lesson option!
- Siheung Wave Park & Sunset Yacht Tour Package (+ Suring Lesson option) (Jun~Sep)
- Wave Park Entrance Ticket & Shuttle Bus Package (+ Surfing Lesson option) (Jun~Sep)
11. Tongyeong Afternoon & Night Tour 70% OFF
| Where: Tongyeong, Gyeongsangnam-do
| When: June 17, 2023
Discover the magic of Tongyeong after dark with the afternoon & night tour from Seoul, Busan, and Daegu! You’ll get to visit the main attractions of Tongyeong in a day, including Dpring Night Theme Park, Dongpirang Mural Village, Gangguan Port, and more. Don’t miss out on the awesome opportunity to join this tour with Trazy Exclusive 70% OFF!
| How to Go: Join Trazy’s afternoon & night tour from Seoul, Busan, and Daegu with an exclusive 70% discount!
- Tongyeong Afternoon & Night Tour from Seoul
- Tongyeong Afternoon & Night Tour from Busan/Daegu
- Find out more about Tongyeong’s Enchanting Night Tours!
12. Gapyeong Train & City Tour Bus $10 Promo
| Where: Gapyeong-gun
| When: Until June 23, 2023
Grab this amazing chance to take a train to Gapyeong and explore the city at your own pace on a hop-on, hop-off city tour bus only at $10! Enjoy a full day with your own DIY itinerary without feeling rushed by a tour group or guide. Optionally, you can add on discounted tickets to different attractions, including Nami Island, the Garden of Morning Calm, Petite France, Italian Village, and Gapyeong Rail Bike!
| How to Go: Book Gapyeong Train & City Tour Bus Ticket with discounted entrance tickets to the main attractions.
13. Suncheon Bay International Garden Expo
| Where: Suncheon, Jeollanam-do
| When: June~October, 2023
Visit Suncheon Bay International Garden Expo on a 1-day tour from Busan! This is a renowned horticultural exhibition that showcases beautiful gardens designed by international landscape architects. You’ll get to visit Suncheon Bay National Garden, where you can enjoy various flower exhibitions, and Suncheon Bay Wetland, a coastal wetland that boasts dense reed fields and vast tidal flats.
| How to Go: Join a 1-day tour from Busan and appreciate a world-class exhibition held to celebrate the Suncheon Bay National Garden’s 10th anniversary.
- Suncheon Bay International Garden Expo 1 Day Tour from Busan (Jun~Oct)
- Boseong Green Tea Plantation & Suncheon Bay 1 Day Private Tour from Seoul/Busan
- Suncheon 1 Day Private Tour from Busan/Daegu
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Boryeong Mud Festival
Sinchon Water Gun Festival
Water Bomb Festival